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Nov 09
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Trevor Bayne Earns Top-10 Finish in Phoenix

2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 8, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, recorded his sixth consecutive top-10 finish at Phoenix International Raceway in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event on Saturday afternoon, earning a ninth-place finish. “I’m happy with ninth today,” said Bayne after the race. “We ran around 10th all race long so I’m happy that we were able to come away with another top-10. Chad (Norris) and everyone never gave up on this car all day and we’re all just looking forward to getting to Homestead next week and end this season on a high note by getting our No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang into Victory Lane.” Bayne began the 200-Lap event from ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Reed; The No. 16 Team Finishes 19th in Phoenix

Ryan Reed (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) AVONDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 8, 2014) – Ryan Reed, driver of the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang was poised for a top-15 finish late in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler Finishes Third at Phoenix International Raceway

Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images) Box Score Info: RACE: DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans TRACK: Phoenix International Raceway DRIVER: Elliott Sadler CAR: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry START: 4th FINISH: 3rd LAPS: 206 / 206 POINTS POSITION: 4th (66 points out of 1st) Post-Race ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS DAV 200 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning in the NASCAR Nationwide Series - Photo Credit: Getty Images After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) DAV 200, it was Brad Keselowski winning the battle at Phoenix International Raceway. But, it was rookie Chase Elliott - with his fifth-place finish - winning the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS DAV 200 Starting Lineup

NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track at PIR in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Kyle Busch, in round 1 of qualifying, broke the preivous NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) qualifying track record at Phoenix International Raceway with a lap speed of 134.414 MPH. But, it will be his qualifying lap speed of 133.963 MPH in round ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS DAV 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (BK Racing) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images At the end of the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) DAV 20o practice session at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday, it was Alex Bowman - with a lap speed of 133.610 MPH - showing the fastest way around the track. Second quickest ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS DAV 200 First Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Early Friday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 132.861 MPH - posting the fastest lap during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) DAV 200 practice session. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, ... FULL STORY »



DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo
Daytona International Speedway Celebrates Major Project Milestones
no responses - Posted 11.07.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During the last month, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) celebrated major milestones related to the $400 million DAYTONA Rising project as well as focused on key construction activities. Recent project milestones: Florida Hospital became the second Founding Partner of DAYTONA Rising. The organization’s brand will be represented on one ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Ty Dillon (WESCO) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Richard Childress Racing and WESCO International Inc. Extend Sponsorship
no responses - Posted 11.07.14
Ty Dillon to Drive the No. 3 WESCO Chevrolet in NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2015 WELCOME, N.C. (November 7, 2014) - Richard Childress Racing (RCR) today announced that WESCO International, Inc. has renewed its sponsorship of Ty Dillon and the No. 3 Chevrolet team for the 2015 XFINITY Series ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Larson to Run Select Dirt Track Races over NASCAR Offseason
no responses - Posted 11.07.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014) – Long before he began moving NASCAR fans to the edge of their seat, Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (TCGRFS) driver Kyle Larson showcased his exciting driving style to dirt track fans across the country in sprint and midget cars. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Erik Jones to Run Full-Time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Part-Time NASCAR XFINITY Series Schedule in 2015
no responses - Posted 11.06.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014)- Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) and Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) jointly announced today that Erik Jones will compete full time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2015 for KBM and run a part-time schedule for JGR in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Running a ...FULL STORY »
Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Jeffrey Earnhardt Rolling Into Phoenix International Raceway
no responses - Posted 11.06.14
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Although Phoenix International Raceway technically is a superspeedway, it has the landscape of a short track, and that is a good thing for Jeffrey Earnhardt. “I like Phoenix because you can run fast there, but it’s designed basically like a short track,” Earnhardt said. “It’s challenging to ...FULL STORY »


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